Sport Wales provides support so that we can produce effective strategic plans for disability sport in Wales.
Sport Wales encourages us to:-•achieve financial stability;•maintain and increase membership;•improve the performances of individuals and teams representing Wales.
To help us achieve our goals, Sport Wales provide:-•professional advice and financial support;•specialist support services in sports science, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, coaching, administration and the development of elite competitors.
ACE work closely with many top athletes and sports people throughout the UK.
Ace Feet in Motion was established in the beginning of 2001 to provide podiatric biomechanical sports injury services using computerised pressure plate scanning equipment.
This equipment allows ACE to analyse the biomechanics of the foot and identify any irregularities in foot function.
A specialist sports travel company for all group and individual requirements.
Strachan provide excellent travel support to our Academy and Elite athletes during the competition season.
The Rotary Club of Cardiff Bay has sponsored our Wheelchair Sports Spectacular in 2010 & 2011!
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Sport Wales are the main adviser on sporting matters to the Welsh Assembly Government and are responsible for distributing funds from the National Lottery to sport in Wales. Sport Wales distribute Lottery funding to the Disability Sport Wales Community Programme.
The main focus of this funding is to provide opportunities for people with a disability to take part in sport in their local authority whether young or old. We hope to provide the right environment and encouragement for individuals to improve their health and fitness by taking part in sport in local clubs.
To find out more about what we can do to get you involved in a club, please visit our community website.
Take a look at the Welsh Athletes who represented ParalympicsGB at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
With his performers aiming for the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympics, the Disability Sport Wales Academy Boccia Coach was crowned the Sport Wales Coach of the Year for 2010. A former Paralympian himself, Boccia Wales Head Coach Peter Pearse has been heading up the Welsh Academy since 2007. In 2010, his squad won countless titles across the UK and Europe.
Founded in 1970, Perkins Slade is one of the UK’s largest independent brokers, providing expert, impartial advice and bespoke insurance and risk management solutions for sport and recreation organisations.
Perkins Slade has the expertise to provide complete insurance and risk management solutions to meet the diverse and distinct needs of this sector. We have a breadth of experience covering a wide range of activities and depth of knowledge built over many years.
Headquartered in Birmingham; we have a total of 85 staff (over 30 of whom service sports accounts), giving us one of the largest broking ‘floors’ anywhere in the UK.
We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority and are one of under 100 (out of over 3,500) UK Insurance Brokers to have been awarded ‘Chartered’ status.
Our long-standing client relationships demonstrate the success of our approach.
If you would like further information, please contact Perkins Slade on:
T: 0121 698 8000 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.perkins-slade.com
Jim Munkley MBE
Jim has coached the academy table tennis squad for many years at Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff. His current stable of players include recent bronze medallist from the 2010 World Championships Sara Head. Jim is also a dedicated director on the board of Disability Sport Wales.
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